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St Joseph's Catholic

Primary School

Inspired by the life of St Joseph, we live, love and learn together

# Maths

Monday: Song - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3jEoR5WXS0Skip counting in 2

Reception – Draw 12 pairs of socks and cut each pair out. On the first pair write the number 2, on the next pair write 4, then 6, carry on in 2’s upto 24 (adult to support). Using your pointy finger, start from 2 and skip count aloud upto 24. Repeat until fluent. Muddle them, can you re-order them correctly? Ext – Can you turn the socks face down and skip count in 2’s from memory?

Year 1 – Division - Children explore sharing as a model of division. They use 1:1 correspondence to share concrete objects into equal groups. Children also need to be given the opportunity to see when a number of objects cannot be shared equally into equal groups. Children will be introduced to the ‘÷’ symbol. They will begin to see the link between division and multiplication.

Collect 20 small objects (pasta shapes, marbles or pegs etc). Use hoops/bowls to represent your friends.

Can you share the objects between 5 friends? 20 shared between 5 equals?

Can you share the objects between 2 friends? 20 shared between 2 equals?

Can you share the cubes between 10 friends? 20 shared between 10 equals?

Can you share the cubes between 4 friends? 20 shared between 4 equals?

Tuesday: Song - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EemjeA2DjjwCounting by 5’s

Reception – Draw around and cut your hand, REMEMBER all four fingers and your thumb. Use the template to make 12 hands. On the first hand write the number 5, on the next hand write 10, then 15, carry on in 5’s upto 60 (adult to support). Using your pointy finger, start from 5 and skip count aloud upto 60. Adult please explain and show your child that as the quantity increases, it ends alternatively with a 5 or 0. Repeat until fluent. Muddle them, can you re-order them correctly? Ext – Can you turn the socks face down and skip count in 5’s from memory?

Year 1 – Division/problem solving – you can use resources, or drawings to support your learning.

Q1, Dora has 10 biscuits, she wants to share them equally at her party. How many people could be at the party?

Q2, There are 10 cakes and 2 boxes. An equal amount needs to be put into each box. How many will there be in each box?

Q3, There are 20 stickers. If the stickers are shared equally between 5 children, how many stickers will each child have?

Q4, There are 12 books. If these books are shared equally onto 3 shelves, how many books will each shelf have?

Wednesday: Song - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gmEe0-_ex8Count by 10

Reception – Today we need 12 sets of 10 wiggly toes! On the first set write the number 10, on the next hand write 20, then 30, carry on in 10’s upto 120 (adult to support). Using your pointy finger, start from 10 and skip count aloud upto 120. Adult please explain and show your child that as the quantity increases, the number always ends with a 0. Ensure as your child says the numbers they are pronouncing them correctly, twen-ty, thir-ty etc. Repeat until fluent. Muddle them, can you re-order them correctly? Ext – Can you turn the socks face down and skip count in 10’s from memory?

Year 1 – Carry out these problems pictorially.

Q1, Share the 12 cubes equally into the two boxes. There are ___ cubes altogether. There are ___ boxes. There are ___ cubes in each box.

Q2, Can you share the 12 cubes equally into 3 boxes?

Q3, 24 children are put into 4 equal teams. How many children are in each team?

Thursday:

Year 1 – Introduce the terms divide, divided by and show your child the division symbol ÷. The term shared will now be replaced with divided.

Alex has 20 sweets and divides them between 5 friends. How many do they get each?

Tommy has 20 sweets and divides them between 10 friends. How many do they get each?

Effie has 15 sweets and divides them between 3 friends. How many sweets do they get each?

Friday:

Year 1 – Using the division questions from yesterday, can you write the corresponding number sentences? Adult to model.

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